[H/T, Peterborough Politics]
I for one am glad for this new era of no patronage appointments*.
I'm currently enjoying a few cocktails on this fantastic summer evening, so I'll spare you any more thoughtful commentary. I respect Preston Manning's more populist politics but ... what?
* Political appointments and cronyism had eroded staff morale and damaged the public’s perception of the institution, which many suspected had become corrupt and a haven for patronage.